Do you ever think something is going to be easy, then after spending a week trying to sort it out, you realize how over your head you are? I'm there right now.
I bought an Elgato Stream Deck and had a great idea to assign each button on it to pull up a different layout. When I bought the Stream Deck, I thought there must be an easy way to assign a hot key to a layout or camera, especially since layouts can be assigned a "Logical ID". Nope, no hot keys.
I then learned that the only way to do this was to set up what I want is by using the Generic Event Generator. So I found an API plug-in for the Stream Deck (BarRaider API Ninja). I made a rule for a Generic Event on the server that says:
Source contains: AD-Control-Streamdeck
Caption Contains: 1
Description Contains: AD Administration Layout
On the Generic Event generator, I made the code:
"description": "AD Administration Layout"
And when I test it from there, it works fine. I stick that and the URL into my Stream Deck, and nothing happens. I know I'm missing something, as there's a header box in the app that I have nothing in. I also tried understanding all the authentication stuff, and it melted my brain.
Is there not an easier way to do this? I feel like it's a whole lot of work for something that to me should be really simple. I realize the API is for programmers, and I'm definitely not one. I just don't get why there's no way to integrate with the app, other than for me to make a Generic Event for every layout.
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